|Scorecard:||India v Australia|
|Player:||RT Ponting, JJ Krejza, MS Dhoni, SC Ganguly, VVS Laxman, SR Tendulkar, RS Dravid, M Vijay, V Sehwag|
|Event:||Australia in India 2008/09|
India with the help of Sachin Tendulkar's 40th test hundred ended day 1 at 311 for 5. Ganguly and Dhoni were at the crease. They would want to repeat the Mohali act to get India past 450 as the pitch is already affording turn for the spinners.